Douglas Unger Fairbanks-Vega Whyte Laydie Conversion (10-3/4", Walnut Neck)

  • Excellent Condition
  • Year: 1920
  • Includes Hard Shell Case
  • Serial #: 47598


Perfectly executed conversion of an original 10-3/4" Vega Whyte Laydie banjo mandolin to five string by master luthier Doug Unger. The rim features all original metal parts including bracket band, hooks/nuts, and features the builder's engraved pearl plaque on the dowel stick. The beautiful Walnut neck has a husky authentic profile, outrageously carved heel with engraved pearl plaque on cap, engraved dogwood flower on peghead backstrap. The ebony fingerboard has a 26-1/4" scale length, with the Fairbanks family peghead inlay, and is equipped with newer geared tuners. Small re-paired chip on back of peghead edge on back.

Was: $4799.00

Now Only: $3450.00

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